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He said: "Sometimes we have done it but normally when we want to buy a player it's for the next four, five six years and normally these kind of situations don't happen in this transfer window".

Pep Guardiola has rejected speculation linking Manchester City with Wolves playmaker Ruben Neves by insisting he would never pay £100m for a holding midfielder.

Wanderers go into this match off the back of a solid win over Liverpool in the FA Cup last week, and having already held Man City in the Premier League this season, they will head up the M6 high in confidence.

Even though the latter result counted in favour of the previous champs, the cause for three points is there to close the gap on the Premier League leaders.

Neves, whose Wolves side visit the Etihad on Monday, tends to play as one of two holding midfielders, whereas Fernandinho performs that role on his own in the City line-up.

City have been linked with 21-year-old Ajax and Netherlands sensation Frenkie de Jong, who is also the subject of interest from Barca, Madrid and Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain.

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Guardiola said: "A month ago I started reading "Ruben Neves, £100million".

"We have a limit and cannot spend more so that's why we need to be careful with the players and try next season to see what we can do to improve".

Neves' promising performances for Wolves have led to speculation that he could soon be on the move to a bigger club but Guardiola has ruled out a move to City due to his price tag.

In the meantime, Guardiola will hope Ilkay Gundogan can fill in if needed. Guardiola tried to sign Jorginho from Napoli to fulfil that role last summer but the player opted to join Chelsea instead.

"You have to pay the club, pay the family and talk with the players, and with the agents, it's nuts".

"His quality is incredible. It looks easy but it's not easy", said Guardiola.

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